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S. 488: Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2019


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Feb 14, 2019.


Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2019

This bill establishes a new criminal civil rights violation for lynching.

Specifically, a person who conspires to commit certain civil rights offenses (e.g., a hate crime act) is subject to criminal penalties.